Jessica Pettitt (http://goodenoughnow.com) is an expert on social justice, diversity, and organizational effectiveness. She is also a nationally known speaker, facilitator, trainer, and consultant. She works with organizations that “want to have tough conversations with humor and a sense of history.”
I recently heard Jessica address the Northern California chapter of the National Speakers Association. Her topic was “Be Yourself; Everyone Else is Taken.” Here I want to share just a few of her insights about how to find what makes you special and share your gifts with the world.
First you have to get over the feeling that you don’t matter, and just get to work sharing your values and your experiences with the world. And accept the fact that, while it may feel as if there are no new ideas in the world, what matters is applying your own perspectives about those ideas to the challenges you face every day. Read more